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By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

The current collective agreement provides for a sub-committee of the National Joint Committee that is mandated to review all aspects of the BTSC, including but not limited to job structure, career development and training. The Union proposed this in order … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

CMG’s National Grievance Committee met with CBC management this past week. We dealt with 28 grievances ranging from termination to union representation. The committee resolved four grievances covering conversion to permanent status, discipline, termination and severance pay. Six grievances were … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 17, 2015

The unions representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees shocked by disparaging remarks by PM Harper in Québec, demand apology. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 30, 2015

CBC recently issued a note to all staff about changes to Disability Management & Health services that contains false information. Contrary to that note, you do not owe CBC a full “medical absence report” if you’re required to produce medical … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 27, 2015

I know from the emails we have been receiving, many of you have strong opinions regarding outside paid work. It’s something we support in principle because when well managed it allows many of you to do positive and beneficial work … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2015

Today CBC/Radio-Canada management issued a communiqué declaring a blanket prohibition on paid outside engagements by “on-air journalistic employees”. CMG has always supported journalistic integrity and accountability at the national public broadcaster. Article 12  (Outside activities) of the CBC/CMG collective agreement … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 16, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is committed to working with members and employers to end sexual harassment in the workplace. Please keep your comments and suggestions coming (, and look for more details in the coming months about our next … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 11, 2014

The CMG would like to reinforce the advice we gave to members earlier this week about speaking to the Rubin investigation. 1) Interviews are being recorded and people being interviewed will not get a copy of the tape or a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 8, 2014

Members have contacted us seeking advice about the Rubin investigation. We understand that Janice Rubin is about to begin a series of interviews with CMG members as part of the investigation into the situation involving Jian Ghomeshi. CMG is strongly … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2014

As a woman, I am troubled by the sexual harassment and abuse women face in society in general and especially at work.  As a union leader, I am sorry we have not been able to combat these problems more effectively, … Read more »

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